oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - That longest day again
|Article Title||That longest day again|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Author||W.H. Van Den Bos|
|Publication Date||Jan 1944|
|Pages||108 - 111|
|Keyword(s)||Azimuth, Date of solstice, Ecliptic, Equator, Right ascension, Sun's declination, Sun's motion, Sunrise, Sunset, Terrestrial equator and True zenith distance|
During my recent visit to the Royal Observatory I happened to mention, in conversation with Dr. Jackson, the annual newspaper enquiry, about the longest day. Dr. Jackson told, me that his standard answer ï¿½ somewhat surprising to the person at the other end of the line, it seems ï¿½ is that ""he does not know and does not care.""
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